Open Phones

Telephone lines were open for comments on President Obama’s executive order student loan plan. The plan allows college graduates… read more

Telephone lines were open for comments on President Obama’s executive order student loan plan. The plan allows college graduates to cap student loan repayments at 10 percent of their income, forgives remaining debt on federal loans after 20 years instead of the current 25, and provides some borrowers with more than one federal student loan the option to consolidate.

Sam Goldfarb spoke by phone about the House vote later in the day on two tax-related measures. The first bill would repeal a 3 percent tax on government contracts, enacted in 2005 to combat tax evasion. The second bill, intended to pay for the repeal, would change eligibility requirements for Medicaid that allowed some higher-income early retirees to qualify for Medicaid and health exchanges close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Oct 27, 2011

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